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Glossary of Ophthalmic Terms
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oculist Tweet Definition of oculist Like Definition of oculist on Facebook
noun 
  1. An ophthalmologist
  2. An optometrist
ophthalmic Tweet Definition of ophthalmic Like Definition of ophthalmic on Facebook
adjective
  1. (medicine) Of or pertaining to the eyes.
    ''Eyedrops are an ophthalmic solution.
ophthalmologist Tweet Definition of ophthalmologist Like Definition of ophthalmologist on Facebook
noun
  1. A medical doctor specializing in the eye: deficiencies of vision requiring correction, and diseases. Compare optometrist.
ophthalmology Tweet Definition of ophthalmology Like Definition of ophthalmology on Facebook
noun
  1. (medicine) The anatomy, functions, pathology, and treatment of the eye.
ophthalmoscope Tweet Definition of ophthalmoscope Like Definition of ophthalmoscope on Facebook
noun
  1. an instrument for examining the interior of the eye
optical Tweet Definition of optical Like Definition of optical on Facebook
adjective
  1. Of, or relating to sight; visual
    • Strabismus is an defect
    • Designed to assist or enhance sight
    • A microscope is an instrument
    • Of, or relating to optics
    • Refraction is an effect
    • Of, or relating to visible light
    • Optical telescopes don't work when it is cloudy
    • Incorporating light-sensitive devices
    • An switch opens the door automatically
optician Tweet Definition of optician Like Definition of optician on Facebook
noun
  1. A person who makes or sells lenses, spectacles etc.
optometrist Tweet Definition of optometrist Like Definition of optometrist on Facebook
noun
  1. a person trained and skilled in examining and testing the eyes for defects, in order to prescribe corrective lenses or treatment
optometry Tweet Definition of optometry Like Definition of optometry on Facebook
noun
  1. The art and science of vision and eye care.
orthoscope Tweet Definition of orthoscope Like Definition of orthoscope on Facebook
noun
  1. An instrument for examining the interior of the eye
  2. An instrument for drawing projections of the skull
orthoscopic Tweet Definition of orthoscopic Like Definition of orthoscopic on Facebook
adjective
  1. Free from optical distortion

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